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The Resource The thing about luck, Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo

The thing about luck, Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo

Label
The thing about luck
Title
The thing about luck
Statement of responsibility
Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Just when twelve-year-old Summer thinks nothing else can possibly go wrong in a year of bad luck, an emergency takes her parents to Japan, leaving Summer to care for her little brother while helping her grandmother cook and do laundry for harvest workers
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Asian Pacific American Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Children’s Literature, 2014.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2013
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10182628
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kadohata, Cynthia
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
700L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.K1166
LC item number
Thi 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
4.7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kuo, Julia
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farm life
  • Grandparents
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Japanese Americans
  • Fortune
  • Kansas
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The thing about luck, Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2012021287
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
269 pages
Isbn
9781416918820
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012021287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The thing about luck, Cynthia Kadohata ; illustrated by Julia Kuo
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2012021287
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
269 pages
Isbn
9781416918820
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012021287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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